By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer
Tensions are likely to be running high on both sides of the podium Thursday night when the Perry City Council meets to consider a number of issues that have garnered broad public debate in the past weeks.
In addition to public hearings on the city’s proposed 2013-14 budget, the agenda also includes a proposal to close a portion of Washington Street as well as an ordinance granting the council the ability to utilize a special magistrate to hear code enforcement infractions.
PHOTO: City Attorney Ray Curtis, right, questions Code Enforcement Officer Bobby Counce during Monday’s meeting of the Code Enforcement Board. The City Council is considering a move to dissolve the board and replace members with a special magistrate to review cases.